Heaven on EarthBook - 2009 | Panjabi
Drama which "highlights the isolation and disappointment faced by a family of Punjabi immigrants to Canada. When Chand arrives in Brampton, Ontario to meet her new husband, she leaves behind a loving family and supportive community. Now, in a new country, she finds herself living in a modest suburban home with seven other people and two part-time tenants. Inside the home, she is at the mercy of her husband's temper, and her mother-in-law's controlling behaviour. After a magic root fails to transform her husband into a kind and loving man, Chand takes refuge in a familiar Indian folk tale featuring a king cobra"--NFB web site.
Publisher: [Toronto, Ont.] : Distributed in Canada by Mongrel Media, 
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (106 min.) :,sd., col. with b&w sequences ;,4 3/4 in.
Alternative Title: Paradis sur terre
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